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number 1, hearing on the recent navy closure of additional areas of potential radiological contamination on treasure island. >> thank you. i know that we do have many members of the public who are here today. just so we can run through the format, we do have amy from the search department of health and treasurer from the treasure island island authorities and michael to present for the city and county of san francisco. we will have presentations first. we may have questions from colleagues, including myself. and then we will open up for public comment. and this is a time to give feedback and also questions and concerns to us on the board. and then we'll continue the conversation after that. i also want to acknowledge that many of our residents have been writing to us about the outages, the electricity outages that have been going on the island. well, that's not the subject of the hearing today, i just want to let you know that that's something that our office is working on. we're convening the public utilities commission and the city administrator's office and tida to see what we can do
into an agreement with the united states navy for the navy to provide services to the port to prepare dry dock no. 1 for demolition and disposal. >> i'm here before you to ask your approval of the resolution, which would authorize executive director moyer to enter into a memorandum of understanding between united states navy and the port to allow the navy to execute the first phase of the dry dock disposal project. so, first, very brief bit of history on the dry dock. it was constructed in 1942 for the world war ii shipbuilding and ship prepare effort. it was in use for over 50 years, finally due to excessive wear and tear declared unfit for service in 1999. as a bit of visual history, the photo in the background was taken shortly after in 2003 when the dry dock broke loose of its moorings and landed on treasure island. the picture you see there is dry dock number 1 inside of dry dock number 2, being lifted out of the water to be serviced. >> can you talk [speaker not understood], this is how far. >> where is it located now? >> yes. >> it has been at pier 50 adjacent to the maintenance shed for abou
and part of the project, asked the navy rather to expend all of its funds in the most productive way they can. and at the end put it in a form can easily be returned to us and we go out to bid. these other options here top wise 80 aepre, nav sea, the navy would start to fund them before they're out of the $3 million. we would be forced to go to a sole source contracting vehicle for those. so, i didn't mean to get too much into the wave there. it gets complicated in phase ii and 3. that is the the subject of the resolution that is before you. so, the purpose of the m-o-u is my favorite shout out, by the way, just a side-view. the m-o-u nav sea and titan salvage dry dock number one to begin phase 1 of the work. it gives them something to point to, lest the coast guard a excuse them of stealing it when they toe it to pier 50 of the shipyard. that is also the vehicle that is going to contain the release of liability which is important piece of this. the navy will not proceed without it because salvage operations are inherently risky and if, you know, salvages sometimes sink during tow an
was asked that night, but at the time the navy didn't have this information. how many notice of violations have been issued to date for the navy or their contractors by our regulatory agencies? >> our understanding and our records and review of the records that we have is that the states lead regulatory department of agency, toxic and substance control hasn't issued violations to the navy or their contractors. shaw environmental, who is the navy's contractor on this work, did receive a notice of violation from the california department of public health, the agency that had been conducting these scans that we talked about, on june 23rd, 2011. these violations -- a notice of violation is a statement that says, you need to correct these problems. and all of those violations, those problems were corrected by shaw to the satisfaction of the california department of public health. >> okay. so, during this time we only have one reported notice of violation, that was to shaw, in june 2011 and they have since abated -- addressed and abated that [speaker not understood]? >> that is the information w
] coming through, we're now able to do ships for the navy seal of command that we couldn't do at all. the u.s. government is now actually scheduling ships to the san francisco yard based on the availability of the dry dock. we've had discussions yesterday about when is the richard burt coming in. richard burth is another very large project like the matthew perry, like the alan shepherd. there's only two dry dockses in the pacific basin that can pick them up, one is in guantanamo, one -- guam and one is in san francisco. i have to say thank you to the port of san francisco for the hard work and dedication of the teams there and the vision that they have for the shipyard and for the industry. i mean, monique's cruise, monique's teams are without equal. honest to goodness, it has really been a meerctionv you are to work with them and i look forward to the things we're moving forward on. the yard, san francisco, we're going to have one of the busiest years the yard has ever had, period, end of story. we're growing in a very tough market and we're growing in a tough market in no small part due
and in the navy's presentation, it talks about area 1231 and 12 33. well, that's my block, northpoint. there are two sets of buildings that are empty that have been empty, and we walk our dogs there. there is the wind surfing is there, and that's not fenced in. so, how safe is it if, you know, people can just kind of wander there and it's just open? so, that worries me about that one spot. and thank you for having the hearing today. i appreciate it. >> thank you. if i could just clarify the first issue -- concern you brought up. your concern is not necessarily the contractor friday night. you're concerned if they leave the gates open, people coming in -- >>> how safe is that? >> um-hm, okay. hopefully we can figure out -- i'm not sure if that's sfpd or someone else, but hopefully we can find a way to address that question. thank you, ms. hogue. >>> good evening, my name is amber montayo. thanks for having this hearing tonight. i've been a resident for 13 years. i first lived on treasure island on northpoint drive for five years and i've been on ybi for the past more than eight years.
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because they were identified as potential sites by the navy? >> there's two categories. there was potential sites. on the map it's the orange hatched areas. and in addition there were five areas of high traffic areas and high-use areas where we asked them to additionally assess to just verify. >> okay, thank you. and then about the 1231-12 33, this was brought up. the question was is it okay for the neighbors to walk their dogs because the area is not [speaker not understood] off. >> my understanding is if it is okay, i am not familiar with those exact house numbers. >> could you please follow-up? >> yes, i can follow-up on that one. >> great. one of the other questions -- a couple of members had brought up the issue of the pipes. and how can we ensure that the pipes are free from contamination since they are below ground? >> so, i think people understand the water comes from hetch hetchy. but are we worried about contamination from the pipes that are below ground, probably below the 12 feet that's being assessed and surveyed. and what can we do if we do find green and
-of-way certification phase. the schedule will depend on when the navy transfers the land to the city. the schedule is to award the construction project for the ramp in late 2013. market street. i will give a brief update on the study. good morning. tilly chang. this is actually a d.p.w.-led project. this is in our 2008 report. this is a multi-agency team. as recommended by the various studies, we have been undertaking a support role to focus on the resurfacing authority and adding pedestrian safety and a bicycle facility potentially to that design. public workshops did happen in june and july of this year. the dpw have continued to outreach to the market street. the project is on hold pending land use studies. the mayor's office is involved and there has been a new person has been hiring at the planning department to lead that work for the planning department. the project manager is to help answer questions as needed. >> great. >> the next item, which i will quickly run through. van ness. >> i would like to ask questions where this comes between district six and truly a project for the future of o
. hi. i am lee burnette. i'm a veteran and a student at city college. i served five years in the navy. moved here to start school, and actually i've been very surprised and happy with san francisco. it's one of the most veteran friendly towns i've been to and i appreciate that. i feel i'm good for the position because since i've been at city college, i was elected the veterans club alliance. i was elected one of the officers there. and basically with that, we do pretty much everything, helping veterans get contacted into medical care, their education, housing, everything, even their finances, and things. so that's a big issue. also, i'm a volunteer at david chiu's office. and when i met david, he told me i could work on a passion project. honestly the biggest thing in the city and this state, you know,ñ?ñ? since the wars have started, we've had mor?ñ?ñ vets coming home and committing suicide thanúçñ?ñ? dying overse. so i've actually joined a3sñ?ñ nonprofit called life for veterans, and that's -- what we want to target is not just helping veterans when they call in, not jump
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